Upcoming Events

January 10, 2005


Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Jan. 17, 6 p.m.
Bennett Auditorium
Sponsored by the Association of Black Students at Baylor.

Truett Seminary Founders Day
Jan. 25
Truett's annual Founders Day celebration includes the spring 2005 convocation in Paul Powell Chapel.

S.T.E.P.P. Luncheon
Jan. 25, Noon
Barfield Drawing Room, BDSC
Dr. M. David Rudd, professor of psychology and neuroscience and director of the PsyD program, will speak on "Breaking Bad Habits."

In the Name of God
Jan. 27, 5 p.m
Alexander Hall Reading Room
Rabbi Lynn Gotlieb of Congregation Nahalat Shalom and Dr. Irfan Omar of Marquette University will discuss the topic "In the Name of God! Do Jews, Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?" The event is sponsored by Baylor's Center for American and Jewish Studies.


Founders Day
Feb. 1, 11 a.m.
Waco Hall

Willson-Addis Lecture
Feb. 2, 3 p.m.
Paul Powell Chapel at Truett Seminary
Dr. Glen Harold Stassen, the Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary, will speak on "An Ethic for Churches in Empire."

Conference for Pastors and Laymen
Feb. 7-9
Truett Seminary

What's Bruin?
Feb. 8, Noon
Barfield Drawing Room, BDSC
In the February installment of the "What's Bruin?" series of lectures, Dean Judy Lott will speak about the Louise Herrington School of Nursing. To register and purchase lunch, go to

Wamble Lecture
Feb. 8
Carroll Library
Dr. Peter L. Berger, professor of sociology and theology and director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, will speak on "The Value of Church-State Separation in the International Arena." The lecture is sponsored by Baylor's J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies.

Midwinter Organ Conference
Feb. 13-15
School of Music

Sharing Jerusalem and the Holy Land
Feb. 15, 5 p.m.
Alexander Hall Reading Room
Rev. Naim Ateek of Jerusalem and Dr. Marc H. Ellis, University Professor of American and Jewish Studies, will participate in "Sharing Jerusalem and the Holy Land: A Palesstinian-Jewish Conversation." The event is sponsored by Baylor's Center for American and Jewish Studies.

Breakfast at Baylor
Feb. 22, 7 a.m.
Hughes-Dillard Alumni Center
The first spring semester installment of the 2004-2005 Baylor Continuing Education-Baylor Alumni Association lecture series features Dr. Lori E. Baker, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, presenting "Reuniting Families: Using a Forensic Database to Identify Immigrant Remains." Cost is $12.50 and reservations can be made by calling 710-3550.

S.T.E.P.P. Luncheon
Feb. 22, Noon
Barfield Drawing Room, BDSC
Josh Waits, occupational health and safety specialist with risk management, will speak on "Workplace Ergonomics."

MARCH 2005

Herbert H. Reynolds Lecture
March 1, 3:30 p.m.
Baylor Sciences Building, Room B110
Dr, Martin Rudwick, professor emeritus of history at the University of California-San Diego, will present "Geology and Genesis: A Historical Perspective on the Interaction of Two Historical Sciences."

School of Music Guest Lecture
March 3, 7:30 p.m.
Roxy Grove Hall
Stephen Schloesser, assistant professor of history at Boston College and visiting assistant professor at Weston Jesuit School of Theology, will speak on "Olivier Messiaen's Visions de l'amen and the French Renouveau Catholique." The duo of Hysook Kim and Stefane Lemelin will perform on piano.

Edmonson Lectures
March 7-8, 3:30 p.m.
Morrison Hall, Room 100
Dr. Peter N. Stearns, provost of George Mason University, will present two lectures: "Childhood in World History Perspective" (March 7) and "Childhood Amid Modernization and Globalization" (March 8).

What's Bruin?
March 8, Noon
Barfield Drawing Room, BDSC
In the March installment of the "What's Bruin?" series of lectures, William B. Hair, associate dean and director of the Central University Libraries, and Timothy Logan, director of Electronic Libraries, will speak about University Libraries. To register and purchase lunch, go to

Perspectives on the Past: Continuing Education Lecture Series
March 8, 7 p.m.
Piper Great Hall at Truett Seminary
David M. Guinn, Master Teacher and The Louise L. Morrison Professor of Constitutional Law at Baylor Law School, will give the series' March lecture on "The Constitution: Always an Evolution." Attendees must be registered in Baylor Continuing Education course #04050, which costs $45 for Baylor faculty and staff.

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